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SJN Snack/Nutrition Program

Today marked our first day of the St. Justin, Martyr snack and nutrition program.

Many thanks to Second Harvest and Loblaws Company Ltd. for their ongoing partnership in supporting our school and wider community.

 

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This Month of Thanksgiving – Message from Msgr. Vid

Our SJN school community of teachers, staff, in-person and remote students, came together today for a school-wide liturgy to celebrate this month of Thanksgiving.

We continue to be reminded of our many blessings and would also like to sincerely thank Msgr. Vid of St. Justin, Martyr Parish, for his lovely Thanksgiving message.

A link of this message is provided below. ... Continue reading "This Month of Thanksgiving – Message from Msgr. Vid"

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SJN Thanksgiving Food Drive

We welcome all donations for the St. Justin, Martyr CES Thanksgiving Food Drive, as we partner with Markham Food Bank to alleviate food insecurity.

Donations can be made Tuesday and Wednesday (October 6th and 7th) in the marked box outside of the school entrance.

We thank you for your ongoing support.

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Orange Shirt Day at SJN

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day, and it has become a very important day because it signifies and honors the strength of Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools.  This day also represents an ongoing commitment to reconciliation and our role to eliminate racism, hate & discrimination.

September 30th is the day that Indigenous children were taken away to residential schools, ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day at SJN"

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Rowan’s Law

On March 7, 2018, Ontario passed Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), 2018 and related amendments to the Education Act. It is observed across Ontario on the last Wednesday in September each year. The purpose of Rowan’s Law Day is to increase concussion education awareness, especially in schools.

Rowan’s Law is in honor of Rowan Stringer.  In May of 2013, 17-year old Rowan ... Continue reading "Rowan’s Law"

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Celebrating Terry Fox

Forty years ago this year, Canadian Hero Terry Fox was forced to end his “Marathon Of Hope” and his dream to run across Canada. Even though Terry has been gone for many decades, hundreds of thousands of Canadians continue to honour his legacy and acknowledge his contribution to Cancer Research. This year, here at St. Justin Martyr CES, our recognition of his legacy may look ... Continue reading "Celebrating Terry Fox"

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Information for Remote Learners

Hello St. Justin, Martyr Community,

Remote learners have access to VLE support through the following:

https://help.ycdsb.ca/VLE/

A reminder that the remote learning day begins at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 3:30 p.m.

Happy learning!

 

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Congratulations to our Grade 8 Graduates!

 

Congratulations to all St. Justin, Martyr CES Grade 8 graduates!

It was wonderful to see you and your families at the recent

Graduate Drive Thru/Clap Out.

We wish you blessings for your future and a safe & happy summer ahead!

 

 

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SJN Retrieval Days for Parents/Guardians

Hello Parents and Guardians of our St. Justin, Martyr Community,

This is a gentle reminder that our Parent Retrieval Dates are taking place tomorrow – Thursday, June 18th and Friday, June 19th.  We would like to begin by thanking you for your patience and support during this challenging time.  Please refer to your assigned time for entry. ... Continue reading "SJN Retrieval Days for Parents/Guardians"

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Welcome to Kindergarten!

St. Justin, Martyr CES welcomes all students and their families new to Junior Kindergarten in September, 2020.

Our incredible FDK team has been been hosting virtual “Welcome to Kindergarten” meetings, and it has been a pleasure to welcome you to our wonderful school.

Please feel free to visit the St. Justin, Martyr FDK website for information about the school, ... Continue reading "Welcome to Kindergarten!"

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SJN Kindness Cards

St. Justin, Martyr students created touching and beautiful Kindness Cards that were shared with seniors at long term care homes.

SJN partnered with Revera Living and delivered almost 200 Kindness Cards to Mackenzie Place Long Term Care Home and ReachView Village Long Term Care Home.

Residents were overjoyed by these pieces of art with inspirational messages.  Well done St. Justin, Martyr ... Continue reading "SJN Kindness Cards"

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Thank You To All Our Front-line Workers

As we are being told to stay home and stay safe, front-line workers continue to care for those affected by COVID-19, as well as senior citizens and those with other illnesses.

Your dedication, commitment and kindness is greatly appreciated and you are our heroes.  Stay safe and healthy, and our thoughts and prayers are always with you!

Thank you for all ... Continue reading "Thank You To All Our Front-line Workers"

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